Governor Jack Markell has declared a Limited State of Emergency in Sussex County, Delaware, effective immediately.
The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is monitoring Hurricane Joaquin, and is in communication with its partners at the National Weather Service, and the National Hurricane Center.
State officials are continuing to monitor weather conditions as a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 3 p.m. tomorrow.
The Delaware Emergency Operations Center will be activated at 5:30pm, today, Monday, January 26, 2015.
Delaware Governor Jack Markell and U.S. Sen. Tom Carper joined the American Red Cross, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Delaware Department of Homeland Security to urge Delawareans to prepare themselves, their families, and their businesses for the 2014 hurricane storm season.